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WWE Payback 2023

Cageside Community Star Ratings: Mysterio vs. Theory

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The verdict is in on WWE Payback

A straightforward review of WWE’s Labor Day weekend blockbuster.

Cageside Community Star Ratings: LA Knight vs. The Miz

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Labor Day weekend proved pro wrestling is just fine without CM Punk

CM Punk’s gone from AEW and too many questions exist to even fathom a return to WWE. He’s a popular and polarizing individual, but if we’ve seen the last of Punk in pro wrestling — the sport is going to be just fine. My trips to Pittsburgh for Payback and Chicago for All Out proved it.

WWE touts a record-breaking Payback

The company, and the wrestling business, are hot. Here’s the latest evidence from the Sept. 2 PLE in Pittsburgh.

Ricochet is back to being irrelevant again

It turns out that Ricochet wasn’t elevated one bit by his SummerSlam feud with Logan Paul. Go figure.

Cageside Community Star Ratings: Ripley vs. Rodriguez

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Tweets of the Week: MJF happy to be home, Emma sitting on Devil’s Bridge, more!

Different day thanks to the U.S. holiday and busy PPV weekend. Same great social media fun with your favorite wrestlers.

Cageside Community Star Ratings: Rollins vs. Nakamura

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Cageside Community Star Ratings: Owens & Zayn vs. Judgment Day

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Becky Lynch is definitely going after the NXT women’s championship soon

Tiffany Stratton showed up at Payback to keep their story going.

Rollins & Shinsuke Nakamura had the best World title match of 2023

Nak & The Visionary tore the house down at WWE Payback

Grayson Waller may have won the wrestling weekend with this

WWE’s brash young star tied his Payback segment with Jey Uso into another prominent story of pro wrestling violence in a clever, funny way.

Raquel Rodriguez is not done with Rhea Ripley

She lost at Payback but that damn Dirty Dom getting involved ensured she has unfinished business here.

Cageside Community Star Ratings: Becky Lynch vs. Trish Stratus

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Payback recap & reactions: Judgment night

New tag team champs, an Uso switches sides, and Trish Stratus gets her wish at this year’s Payback.

Payback highlights: Jey Uso’s return, emotional ovation for Trish Stratus, more!

Catch up on anything you may have missed, like a big return, and an emotional ovation that didn’t air on Peacock.

What was ‘Match of the Night’ at Payback?

Come vote in our poll and let us know what you think!

Rollins retains world heavyweight title, bad back and all

Shinsuke Nakamura comes up short in the main event of Payback.

Jey Uso returns to WWE at Payback ... as a member of the Raw roster

Cody Rhodes called in a favor.

The Judgment Day win tag team titles at Payback

The Steel City Street Fight was insane, with some huge spots and an unbelievable finish.

Cena endorses LA Knight after win over The Miz

He was a surprise special guest referee, and they teased a confrontation but instead went with an endorsement.

Becky Lynch and Trish Stratus tore the house down in Steel Cage match at Payback

And Zoey Stark turned right after.

Payback open thread

This is your spot to talk all things Payback!

Payback results, live match coverage

Get complete results and live coverage of every match on tonight’s event from Pittsburgh, featuring Rollins vs. Nakamura, and more!

Watch the Payback Kickoff show here

Featuring analysis of the main card, and more!

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Payback results, recaps, reactions, videos, more!

Get all the results and fallout from today’s WWE Payback PPV with our live StoryStream featuring all coverage of the big show!

This is how Shinsuke Nakamura finally becomes a WWE main event star

Roman Reigns isn’t booked for Payback, and that opens the door for a new main event star in WWE.

Possible SPOILERS on big names reportedly in Pittsburgh for Payback

Click if you want to know who these potential surprises are, and to discuss what they might be doing on the PLE tonight (Sept. 2).

Payback predictions

Here’s how our staff of learned pro wrestling blowhards see the card playing out.

Payback viewing guide

Get the skinny on when the show goes live and the full card for the show.

John Cena is here to save WWE’s worst show of the year

WWE left most of their top stars at home for Payback, so it’s up to John Cena to save the day.


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